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The Buffalo Planning Board on Tuesday evening approved a request by a charitable foundation working on behalf of Jericho Road Community Health Center to combine two properties on Lombard and Clark streets as part of its renovation of a former department store into a medical clinic and nonprofit office space. Mosaic 659 Foundation, founded by Jericho board member Mark He…

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The Buffalo Planning Board Tuesday evening agreed to take the lead in state-mandated environmental reviews for a proposed Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. condominium and townhouse project at 240-260 Lakefront Blvd. and for Ellicott Development Co.'s proposed redevelopment of the facility at 55-59 Chicago St., known as the Cooperage. Ciminelli plans to construct seven townho…

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The Buffalo Planning Board on Tuesday approved a request by Utah developer to extend by six months the board's July 2017 approval for a proposed $30 million student housing project. David Freeman's DF Fusion Investments of Provo, Utah, plans to convert the former Keystone Corp. manufacturing complex at 2929-2939 Main St. into more than 300 units of graduate-student housin…

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The developer behind the conversion of the former Schoellkopf Connector and Power House buildings into a new mixed-use complex now has a new goal: introduce soccer fields to the mix. Businessman Jon Williams is working to redevelop the 21.7-acre industrial site at the corner of Elk and Lee streets, near the Buffalo River, into a blend of office, residential and industri…

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The Buffalo Planning Board on Tuesday will review a request by a Utah developer for a six-month extension of the board's July 2017 approval for a proposed $30 million student-housing project at 2929-2939 Main St. David Freeman's DF Fusion Investments of Provo, Utah, plans to convert Keystone Corp.'s former 4.4-acre, multi-building manufacturing complex into more than 30…

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Checkers may be coming to Buffalo's East Side. William Nowak wants to convert a used car dealer and maintenance facility at 2655 Bailey Ave. into a new location for the quick-service restaurant, known for its burgers, hot dogs, wings and fries. Plans by Michael Berger of Sutton Architecture call for installing a prefabricated modular building with walk-up and drive-t…

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A proposed banquet hall in North Buffalo and a medical clinic on the East Side will be up for review by the Buffalo Planning Board on Tuesday. After successfully converting a former North Buffalo church school into apartments, architect-turned-developer Karl Frizlen now wants to turn the adjacent gym and kitchen hall into a new banquet hall and art exhibition studio. …

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After more than a year of study and evaluation, William Paladino's Ellicott Development Co. finally has a plan about what to do with the historic Cooperage property near Ohio Street. And it's going to involve beer, spirits and a rock climbing wall. The Buffalo-based developer is seeking to acquire the vacant and deteriorating former manufacturing property at 55-59 Ch…

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A $200 million project to transform the Pilgrim Village affordable-housing community into the mixed-income and mixed-use Campus Square is now in jeopardy, months after a growing dispute between the development partners spilled out into the open with a foreclosure. McGuire Development Co. and Mark H. Trammell are battling for control of both Pilgrim Village and the poten…

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The former owner and head of the ImmediateCare network of urgent-care clinics has acquired the Pierce Arrow Administration Building and a related warehouse on Elmwood Avenue from a downstate developer who had planned to turn it into a new apartment complex. The purchase by Dr. Gregory F. Daniel's Nidus Development marks the third owner in less than three years for a hig…

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Nonprofit People Inc. has completed its purchase of a vacant former Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital parking lot, where it plans to spend $11.4 million to build a new senior housing facility. The social services agency, acting through its Linwood Lafayette Housing Development Fund Co., paid $850,000 to TM Montante Development's 637 Linwood LLC for the 1.1-acre lot…

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TM Montante Development has acquired a Delaware Avenue office building near Gates Circlein a $1.95 million deal that would expand the geographic reach of its already-mammoth project to reuse the former Millard Fillmore hospital site nearby. TM Montante spokesman Byron DeLuke said Friday that the firm's "initial concept" for its new purchase involves an adaptive reuse of…